I survived another scope & lived to tell the tale

But actually. Scopes are a terrible experience. And a sigmoidoscopy? JUST AS TERRIBLE. At least for me it was. So here is the overview. Leading up to the weak of my scope I felt. I mean a little more off than usual, but that was because I was off my routine. For 5 days IContinue reading “I survived another scope & lived to tell the tale”

Sorry not Sorry- Being Unapologetic

I’m sure anyone with a chronic illness has been there. Where you find yourself apologizing for everything and excusing yourself for things that are usually out of your control. I find especially with invisible illnesses, it’s a lot trickier to tread around this. By definition I have a disability. Do I look like it? No?Continue reading “Sorry not Sorry- Being Unapologetic”

Methotrexate and IBD

Hello friends, I thought I would provide you all some of my insight of a common drug used to treat chronic illnesses, Methotrexate. I have been on it now for a month, so I felt it was an appropriate time to provide this update! What is it? Methotrexate is used to treat a variety ofContinue reading “Methotrexate and IBD”

Happy 1 Year to Me

Well, today is officially the day where one year ago I underwent a colonoscopy and was officially diagnosed. Although I made a post not that long ago about first being sick, your diagnosis date is a pretty monumental day. There is no more “it could be this, or this, or this” “Let’s hope it’s justContinue reading “Happy 1 Year to Me”

I went to a support group & it was great

So this week was Crohns and Colitis Awareness Week! If you follow me on Instagram, then you probably have seen my posts about it! But I hope you have had the chance to share your stories or at least read and be inspired by other peoples stories! I know I have certainly been inspired. ButContinue reading “I went to a support group & it was great”

Prednisone- the devil’s little pill

Prednisone, again for anyone who doesn’t know, is a corticosteroid that is an effective immunosuppressant often used to treat inflammatory disease, some autoimmune disease, and some types of cancers. I am currently on my second round of prednisone after my blow up in the summer. We are down to 10 mg or 2 pills, soonContinue reading “Prednisone- the devil’s little pill”

My Experience on Entyvio

Hello friends! It has been awhile. According to my blog post, 16 days to be exact. My motivation to do the million things I want to do is starting to dwindle down as I am down to 2.5 pills. But it’s Christmas season so I need the energy! This is the best time of theContinue reading “My Experience on Entyvio”

Happy 1 Year of Being Shitty Colon !

Can you believe it’s already been a year? Because I can’t. And let’s get specific here. It’s been a year today that I first noticed there was something off with my body, so technically the first day my body decided to show me that we were sick. I know most people are thinking “why wouldn’tContinue reading “Happy 1 Year of Being Shitty Colon !”